On Thursday April 27, law students from Georgetown Law and engineering students from MIT presented proposed privacy legislation to a distinguished panel of judges in the culmination of the Georgetown-MIT Practicum "Privacy Legislation: Law & Technology".
Thursday's presentation event began with an opening keynote by FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny (L'04).
Students then presented their proposals to a panel of judges featuring:
- Jay Edelson, Founder & CEO, Edelson PC;
- Alex MacGillivray, former Deputy Chief Technology Officer, The White House Office of Science & Technology Policy; former General Counsel, Twitter;
- Betsy Masiello, Communications & Public Policy, Uber;
- Maneesha Mithal, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission; and
- Michelle Richardson, Deputy Director, Freedom, Security & Technology Project, Center for Democracy & Technology.
GEORGETOWN-MIT PRIVACY PRACTICUM: STUDENT PROPOSALS
- Predictive Policing - The Suspicion-Enhancing Tools of Predictive Policing Systems (STOPPS) Act
- Police Geolocation Tracking - The Geolocation Information Privacy Protection Act (GIPPA) Act
- Fake News - Best Practices and Guidelines for Fake News Mitigation
- Commercial Face Recognition (Team A) - Commercial Face Recognition Act (CFRA)
- Commercial Face Recognition (Team B) - California Biometric Information Privacy Act (CalBIPA)
- Driver Privacy and Data Transparency - The Autonomous Vehicle Information Act (AVIA)
- Always-on in-home listening devices - The Always-On Device Data Protection Privacy Act of 2017
For more information about this course and the exciting work being done by Georgetown's Center on Privacy & Technology, please contact the Center's Executive Director Alvaro Bedoya or Katie Evans, Associate.